Lead Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Remote, Working from the USA
Key Skills For Success

Communication Network

Communication Systems


Network Components


REQ#: RQ170739
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Network Engineer Advisor

The scope of the GENMOD TO is to provide life-cycle services to design, procure, test, and deliver modernized IT solutions in accordance with all U.S. Army policies and regulations. GDIT shall provide PdM GENM-O a unified approach to optimize IT modernization and enhance the U.S. Army’s infrastructure. GDIT shall deliver a turnkey IT infrastructure modernization solution at each requested location. PdM GENM-O requires innovative IT

GDIT offers opportunities supporting Department of Defense (DoD) with communication systems modernization projects. Our talented team of Network and Cybersecurity professionals help design, develop, procure, implement, operate/sustain, and enhance DoD networks and cybersecurity posture.


As the program subject matter expert for CSfC, MILS, and VDI, your focus will be leading engineering efforts such as survey, design, and implementation of solutions in support of a large Army global SIPRNET modernization program.

  • Manage the survey, design, and implementation of systems in support of Army infrastructure modernizations to include networks, VoIP, ISP, Wireless, CSfC, VDI, and cross domain solutions.
  • Manage and configure networking components such as Cisco Firepower Firewalls, Aruba Mobility Controller VPN Gateways, and management systems.
  • Ability to engineer and deploy and enterprise Certificate Authority (CA) infrastructure.
  • Interpret, implement, and assess DISA STIGs
  • Lead the development of designs and participate in design reviews with the customer.  
  • Facilitate technical exchange meetings with the costumer and provide recommendations on possible solutions. 
  • Conduct research to identify new technologies that could improve solutions.
  • Managing and coordinating the implementation of new systems
  • Mentor junior engineers and technicians


  • Expert level knowledge in multiple disciplines with the ability to develop solutions in accordance with Army standards.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field IT, engineering, or technical field. Additional four (4) years of relevant experience allowed in lieu of degree.
  • 8 years’ experience as a Lead Engineer or leading projects of similar scope
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity hardening practices for major operating system platforms (Windows, Linux, Cisco IOS, etc.)
  • Familiarity with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF), Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency’s (DCSA) Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM)
  • At least one of the following certifications: Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE), Approved vendor equivalent.
  • Must meet DoD Approved 8570 certification requirements for IAT-III
  • DevOps certification from Cisco, Microsoft, or an industry-recognized leader in DevOps
  • Ability to travel and deploy to hazardous environments over 50%
  • Secret clearance and valid US passport
  • Ability to pass medical screening and CRC training
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Experience in using drawing tools such as Microsoft Visio or AutoCAD


● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $92,331 - $154,211. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.